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Nike Introduces Hijab for Female Muslim Athletes

Nike Introduces Hijab for  Female Muslim Athletes

Kristin Iler, Sports Editor
April 26, 2017 • 124 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

In recent weeks, Nike has created a prototype for a hijab. It is designed for the Muslim Female athletes who were complaining about the comfort of their traditional hijabs while competing. The hijab is designed with the Muslim rules in mind. For example, it is breathable, but also opaque, which i...

Varsity Lady Raiders Dominate Madison County

Varsity Lady Raiders Dominate Madison County

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer
September 8, 2016 • 245 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Last night at 5:45 p.m. on Aug. 7, the North Forsyth Varsity Lady Raiders play at the North Georgia campus’ softball field, facing the Madison County Lady Red Raiders in a non-region game. After a three-game losing streak, the NFHS Lady Raiders were eager to make their school proud and won the game...

North Forsyth’s JV Softball Team Fights Hard Against South

North Forsyth’s JV Softball Team Fights Hard Against South

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer
August 31, 2016 • 270 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

North Forsyth’s Lady Raiders Junior Varsity softball team competed with South Forsyth on August 29, finishing the game with a disappointing score of 8-3 and a loss for the Lady Raiders. However, regardless of how the score might sound, the JV team put up a tough fight. The first inning passed without...

Fun at Central’s Football Field

Fun at Central’s Football Field

Lea DiMatteo, Art Editor
May 12, 2015 • 320 views
Filed under News, Showcase

Sports fanatics around the world watch the Olympics religiously, and some strive to actually be in the Olympics someday, but some children do not have that same opportunity, so Forsyth County holds their annual spring Special Olympics. Forsyth County Special Olympics is held at the end of April every...

Marcus Alvarez on Pace for State Championships

Marcus Alvarez on Pace for State Championships

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer
May 5, 2015 • 380 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Marcus Alvarez, a sophomore at North Forsyth High School, recently won the 200m and 400m at the Forsyth County Track and Field Championships. After his dominating performance at County Championships, Alvarez earned a spot to compete in the Region 6A Championships. Marcus carried on his momentum and helped...

JV Girls Cross Country Team Places Third in Meet

JV Girls Cross Country Team Places Third in Meet

Matthew McFadden, Staff Writer
October 28, 2014 • 417 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The North Forsyth High School Cross Country team traveled to Jasper, Georgia on Saturday, October 18th to compete in the Sharptop Invitational.  Out of 160 runners, five athletes from the Junior Varsity (JV) Girls team finished the 3.1 mile within the top 50 teams, earning the NFHS JV Girls 3rd place....

Sports Superstitions

Sports Superstitions

Morgan Franklin, Staff Writer
February 7, 2014 • 5,481 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Lebron James (Miami Heat forward) throws powdered chalk towards the crowd before every game. Michael Jordan (former Chicago Bulls forward) wore his North Carolina shorts under his Chicago Bulls uniform for every game. Serena Williams (American woman tennis player) ties her shoelaces the same way for...

Following with Fellowship

Following with Fellowship

Perri Rabbitt, Staff Writer
February 7, 2014 • 2,153 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes has started the 2013-2014 school year off on fire for Jesus! FCA is a student-lead ministry with the mission to “have a place where people can find out about Jesus Christ at school,” says Kyle West, a math teacher and FCA club sponsor. FCA is not exclusively for...

North Forsyth Wrestling Teams Pins Fourth Place

North Forsyth Wrestling Teams Pins Fourth Place

Andrea Martin, Photography Editor
January 14, 2014 • 1,047 views
Filed under News, School, Showcase, Sports

On January 9-11th the North Forsyth High School wrestling team competed at the state competition in Macon, Georgia. North Forsyth was one of sixteen teams invited to represent the state at this meet and made us proud by taking fourth place overall. “I feel like we put in a good fight. Fourth pla...

Kaylyn Thomas Signs with Georgia Southern University

Kaylyn Thomas Signs with Georgia Southern University

Lisa Couts, Guest Writer
December 18, 2013 • 1,543 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Kaylyn Thomas has signed a 4 year full ride scholarship to swim for Georgia Southern.  She is the first North Forsyth High School Swimmer for Coach Kris Hunt to sign with a college. When asked when she started swimming and what her favorite event was, Kaylyn responded, “I love swimming with all m...

The Road to Success

The Road to Success

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer
November 22, 2013 • 475 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The center snapped the football, and placed a perfect spiral into the grasp of the all-star high school quarterback. With the weight of the world on his shoulders, he dropped into the pocket and scanned the field for an open receiver. The scoreboard ticked down from ten seconds, and with no timeouts...

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